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Questions arise with acquittal | Letters | Jan. 8

Now that Steve Buitenveld has lost his job, the time with his family, money and his reputation, who now is guilty of this crime against Mr. Buitenveld?

Is it a child who brought this to the attention of authorities? The parents? Or is it the authorities themselves who brought this case to court?

Or is it simply the taxpayers who will pay for all the wrong that has been dealt to Mr. Buitenveld?

Whomever it may be, this is an injustice to you, me, taxpayers all over this island. Not to mention again... Mr. Buitenveld.

I feel terrible and ashamed that someone didn’t look into this matter a little further before they ran this poor man through the mill in the eyes of his peers. Who is guilty now?

Randy Shattuck

Bainbridge Island

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